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Open Position Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Particle Physics within the framework of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan – Funded by the European Union – Next Generation

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The Theory Group at the Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE), at the UAB Campus (Barcelona), invites applications for one Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Particle Physics, starting in Fall 2023. Full time position. The appointment will be for two years.

The candidates should have research expertise in Theoretical Physics, along the strategic lines of the members of the Beyond the Standard Model and Cosmology groups. These include physics beyond the Standard Model, formal aspects of quantum field theories, gravitation, gravitational waves, cosmology and astroparticle physics. The members of the group are D. Blas, E. Masso, A. Pomarol, O. Pujolas, M. Quiros and A. Wulzer.

Candidates should send their applications in pdf format (including CV, research interests, and publication list) to the address . They should also arrange for at least 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to this address. The candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their scientific research excellence.

The application deadline will be December 24th 2022.

Further information about the institute can be found at .

Contact people: Alex Pomarol ( ), Oriol Pujolas ( )

The selection process

Applications, composed of an expression of interest and the candidate’s CV, should be submitted to . The applicant should also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be submitted directly by the referrers to the same address. IFAE is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace and social integration of people with a disability. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. People from groups that are typically underrepresented in the labour market in general and in Science and Engineering in particular, such as women, minorities, or people with a disability, are particularly encouraged to apply.

In compliance with article 121 of the Spanish Public Sector Legal Regime Act, staff with a pre-existing relationship with the Consortium administration (Generalitat de Catalunya and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) will have priority in the awarding of the position.


This contract is part of the project Advanced technologies for the exploration of the Universe and its components, of the area of Astrophysics and High Energy Physics, within the frame of the R&D&I Complementary Plans of the Spanish Government that are part component 17 of the Recovery and Resilience Mechanism. This contract is funded by the European Union – NextGenerationEU (MICINN/PRTR funds).